Windmill Day

Windmill Day

5th May (2nd Saturday in May)

We’ve always loved them, there’s something absolutely bucolic about their squat structures, and the gentle creak of their fins as the spin in the natural wind currents. Windmills have been around for a very long...

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Cartoonists Day

Cartoonists Day

Every May 5th

They were the favorite part of the morning paper for many of us growing up, when we were introduced to the wacky and sometimes bizarre worlds of the characters inside their three-panel soul. As we...

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Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

5th May (First Saturday of May)

Comics have had a long and storied history, going back far further than most people truly realize. There are evidence of sequential art and single panel art almost as long as there has been sketches...

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Join Hands Day

Join Hands Day

5th May (First Saturday of May)

While you might think that Join Hands Day is all about shaking the hands of strangers you meet in the street, it is fact a day dedicated to attempting a union in our communities between...

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Hug A Shed And Take A Selfie

Hug A Shed And Take A Selfie

Every May 5th

It’s May… The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the winter is finally deciding it will go away for real and not keep visiting us like an ex-roommate suffering from separation anxiety. So what...

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Infidelity Hurts Awareness Day

Infidelity Hurts Awareness Day

5th May

Cheating on your partner is not the exciting experience it’s presented as in the movies, even if it may seem so at first. Infidelity destroys relationships, usually making it impossible for the person cheated on...

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Star Wars Day

Revenge of the Fifth

Every May 5th

Not had enough Star Wars on May the 4th? Thinking of stepping over to the Dark Side? Think you'd be a great Sith? Well keep swinging those light sabers, Revenge of the fifth is here...

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

5th May (First Saturday in May)

A wildfire is a difficult to contain and especially devastating kind of fire which occurs in the countryside, or in a forest area. Without the proper containment, they can destroy miles of forestland, scorch hundreds of...

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Hoagie Day

Hoagie Day

Every May 5th

We all love food, which would explain why you'll find so many food-themed days to celebrate throughout the year should you want to. So it's not much of a surprise that this very special sandwich...

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International Midwives’ Day

International Midwives’ Day

Every May 5th

"The midwife considers the miracle of childbirth as normal and leaves it alone unless there's trouble. The obstetrician normally sees childbirth as trouble; if he leaves it alone, it's a miracle.” ~ Sheila Stubbs It’s clear to...

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World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day

5th May (First Saturday in May)

"Every garden is unique with a multitude of choices in soils, plants, and themes. Finding your garden theme is as easy as seeing what brings a smile to your face.” ~ Teresa Watkins, Gardening With Soul There’s nothing like...

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Nail Day

Nail Day

Every May 5th

“I love getting my nails done. My mom's best friend is a manicurist. When I was little, she'd do little paintings on my nails, like flowers. She comes to our house. It's the best.” ~Miranda...

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Golf Month

Golf Month

Every May

Aaah golf, the sport of old rich people who have the time to spend hours upon hours on the rolling green hills of a golf course, following a tiny white speck. Many of us who...

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Every May

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. Across the world, thousands of volunteers will come together to raise awareness about this devastating disease and tell our story of hope and progress. You can join them. Take time...

Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Awareness Month

Every May

Lupus may sound like an exotic, rare disease, but it's not one to be overlooked. Like many other life-threatening autoimmune diseases, it is important to know the early warning signs of Lupus so that any sufferers...

Military Appreciation Month

Military Appreciation Month

Every May

Nationally Military Appreciate Month falls in May each year. As its title suggests, this observance is meant to raise awareness and encourage celebration and appreciation of those who serve - are who have served - in the...

Deck Safety Month

Deck Safety Month

Every May

A deck, kitted out with outdoor furniture and some lush, colorful outdoor plants, could be the pride and joy of your home. All year round, this outside addition to your house could be a tranquil...

Bike Month

Bike Month

Every May

The wind in your hair, the city whizzing past, that wonderful gliding feeling...nothing could ever quite beat riding a bike. Not to mention how many health benefits riding a bike offers! What contraption deserves its...

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Every May

The natural world is a beautiful place, and not always the friendliest place around. Could be why we spent thousands of years making it so we didn’t have to go outside. One such danger is...

Get Caught Reading Month

Get Caught Reading Month

Every May

We know how it is, there’s something special about getting lost in a book, but everyone around you intimates that you’re secluding yourself, or that you’re a bookish nerd. But how could you not want...

Hamburger Month

Hamburger Month

Every May

They’re the mainstay of backyard barbeque’s, the cash cow of fast food restaurants, and come in a million different varieties if we’re being conservative. The smell of one cooking is enough to set our mouths...

Photo Month

Photo Month

Every May

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and looking at some of the amazing photos taken over the almost 200 years that photography has been known to man, it may sometimes seem...

Barbecue Month

Barbecue Month

Every May

In the month of May, it's time to truly embrace the start of summer with Barbecue - or barbeque - month! Barbecue month was made to observe and celebrate the wonders of the BBQ. A great...

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Every May

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia...